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All SOAPam products require the installation of a license. The license is stored in an edit file on the NonStop Server that is read by the SOAPam product in order to validate the installation. A SOAPam license is a multi-line text block similar to that shown below:

-----BEGIN LICENSE-----
product=soapam_server
systemnumber=012345
restrictedlicense=no
expiration=12/31/2020
supportExpiration=12/31/2017
signature=172
j7EWNBiTMY4Yw+0Hd9CtCGMZARqEhVHt7NsslMSJwfYND/SqnC
wjsS2YzudXnqh7ZTlrq9SWsrAAXjUjbeRXc62d5DWW6BLutUza
3FqjTxH3X57uVTjtBaJAhhESS0faLw3wVeJ5W960r6F9ghVWVI
L+rfWomyUksa236jDk9cs=
-----END LICENSE-----

Note that SOAPam release 3.1 and above require a multi-line license that contains the supportExpiration property. If you currently have a 19 character license key or a multi-line license that does not contain the supportExpiration property, please Submit a Support ticket and request a new license.

When the license is received from NuWave Technologies it must be copied to an edit file on the NonStop System exactly as provided. The product searches for the license file in the following locations and in the following order:

  • The file specified by the command line option -licensefile
  • The file LICENSE in the SOAPAM program subvolume.
  • The file LSERVER in the SOAPAM program subvolume.
  • The file $SYSTEM.NUWAVE.LSERVER

License Expiration

The license contains two expiration date fields to be aware of:

expiration

This field contains the date that the license will expire, or "none" if the license never expires. For licenses that expire, once the expiration date has passed the software will no longer function. For licenses that don't expire, the software will run indefinitely.

supportExpiration

This field contains the date that your current software support agreement expires. Once this expiration date has passed the software will continue to run with full functionality (subject to the expiration date) on your current release  but you may not upgrade the software to a version that was released after the supportExpiration date. Software with a release date after the supportExpiration date will shutdown immediately with a license error. The release date for a particular software version can be found in the Upgrade Guide or the product VPROC.

 

When you renew your support agreement we will email you a new license. You do not need to install the new license until the next software upgrade.

 

 

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SOAPam Server 3.1.7